The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 39 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing C 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.34% 1.03% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 2.01% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
C
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
182 149 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 60.87% 51.38% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 115 107
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.08 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

C
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Cardiff region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cardiff region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for C.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Volume Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) V-Model
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Burp Suite
4 2 (25.00%) JSTS
4 2 (25.00%) DbUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Spock

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Burp Suite
2 2 (25.00%) DbUnit
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Spock
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Product Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Product Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Product Owner
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum Product Owner
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) JSTS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) V-Model
2 3 (37.50%) Volume Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft